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"The Cookbook", $230/day - Self Response - Syracuse, NY

Audition Details

Casting ID #
1635264
Submission Type
Self Response
Location
Syracuse, NY - 13201
Union
Non-union
Rate/Pay
$230.00 per Day
Release Date
5-5-2022
Audition Date
n/a
Expiration Date
5-29-2022
Casting Category
Feature Film - Short Film
Market(s)
Albany, NY | Buffalo, NY

Audition Description

Sarikh Kalil returns home to Central New York to reunite with his estranged father after he suffers a debilitating stroke. When he discovers his father can no longer run the family Lebanese restaurant and a buyer is in hot pursuit, Sarikh must choose between taking over the restaurant himself or selling out to chase his own dream. "The Cookbook" is a heartfelt story about preserving culture, the family traditions that connect us, and the complexities of father-son relationships.

  • Role #1 - Michael Kalil

    Lebanese. Sarikh's father. Agray, portly version of Sarikh. Strongly dedicated to family and tradition. Is reuniting with Sarikh after suffering a debilitating stroke. Submit Headshot/Photo.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 57 - 79
    Expiration Date: May 29, 2022
  • Role #2 - Gianna Kalil

    Italian. Sarikh's mother. Her unending strength and kindness are packed neatly in a five-foot frame. She's the rock of the family. Submit Headshot/Photo.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Caucasian or Hispanic
    Age: 55 - 70
    Expiration Date: May 29, 2022
  • Role #3 - Dr. Balewa

    Trans-female. Michael's attending physician. She's sharp as a needle and delicate as thread. She also knows a little something herself about getting lost in the melting pot. Submit Headshot/Photo.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: African American
    Age: 35 - 50
    Expiration Date: May 29, 2022
  • Role #4 - Sarikh Kalil

    Lebanese and Italian. Strong-willed. Loves his family, but can't seem to connect properly with his father. Submit Headshot/Photo.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 28 - 37
    Expiration Date: May 29, 2022
  • Role #5 - Victor Evans

    A smooth yet courteous business lawyer who's sporting a perfectly tailored suit. Wears reading glasses just to pull them off when he wants to make a point. Submit Headshot/Photo.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 35 - 47
    Expiration Date: May 29, 2022

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